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24 Jul 2018

Nottingham Contemporary: Curator of Public Programmes

Opportunity Curator of Public Programmes
Nottingham Contemporary


Application deadline:
Wednesday 8 August 2018
Wednesday 15 August 2018

Nicola Murray

Weekday Cross
United Kingdom

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Curator of Public Programmes

Responsible to: Head of Public Programmes & Research

Salary: £23,000 – 24,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Term: Full time, Initial fixed-term contract to July 2020

Responsible for: Interns appointed to support the programme's delivery

Established in 2009, Nottingham Contemporary's Public Programme is a pioneering three-way partnership between Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham.

Nottingham Contemporary's Public Programme consists of more than 100 free-to-attend public events each year. These events include: screenings, performances, workshops, symposia, and publishing practices. The Programme explores each of Nottingham Contemporary's Exhibition's ideas, contemporary cultural and political debates, as well as long-term research strands about critical curatorial practices, visual cultures and postcolonial debates.

The Programme is committed to connecting the interests of our local community with current debates from across the globe, whilst also engaging with practice-based research, exploring new modes of inquiry in the cultural sector in collaboration with academics and cultural practitioners.

We are now looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Curator who will work closely with the Head of Public Programmes and Research to support the strategic development of our offer. The Curator of Public Programmes will develop and manage our series of events with the team of programmers.

To be successful in this role you will be a self-motivated, team player with experience of project management and event organisation in the cultural and academic sector. Additionally, you will have an interest in and an understanding of international contemporary art and socio-political debates, critical theory and cultural studies, and postcolonial concerns in a multi-disciplinary context.

To apply for this position, please download the application form and job description from our website

Please email complete applications to or mail to the gallery, stand alone CV's are not accepted but can be used alongside a completed application.

Application deadline – Wednesday 8 August 2018

Interviewing will take place – Wednesday 15 August 2018

We are committed to making our workforce representative of our city and encourage applications from different backgrounds and different experiences. We are particularly keen to hear from applications from Black, Asian and Minority Backgrounds.

Nottingham Contemporary is funded by Arts Council England and Nottingham City Council. Nottingham Contemporary is an equal opportunity employer.